There are several laws which aim to enable decision making and protect the rights of vulnerable adults, including people with dementia. These are the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000; the Mental Health (Care & Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003; and the Adult Support & Protection (Scotland) Act 2007. There is a short description of the main points of each of these laws in the downloadable information sheet.

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